As of Saturday, September 20, 2014
POSTED: 09:25 p.m. HST, Aug 22, 2014
LAST UPDATED: 11:01 p.m. HST, Sep 19, 2014
The Jewish High Holidays begin Wednesday evening with Rosh Hashana and conclude with Yom Kippur on Oct. 4. Here’s a listing of Rosh Hashana events.
Oahu Jewish Ohana. A Selichot service usually precedes Rosh Hashana in Reform temples to encourage personal reflection and forgiveness. The service will be held at
7 p.m. Saturday at the Hokua Ocean Terrace, 1288 Ala Moana Blvd. A short Havdallah ceremony will be followed by a movie called “Memories of Me” with Billy Crystal, Alan King, Dan Aykroyd and JoBeth Williams, directed by Henry Winkler. The actual service, which involves reciting special penitential prayers, will start right after the movie.
Associate Cantor Deborah Johnson from Providence, R.I., will join Rabbi Peter Schaktman beginning Wednesday and through Yom Kippur. For more information, send email to email@example.com.
Chabad of Hawaii, 410 Atkinson Drive, 735-816. Services, usually followed by lunch and dinner, will be held every day at the Orthodox temple beginning Wednesday. For the full schedule, visit www.
chabadofhawaii.com. Reservations and pre-payment of dinners are required at firstname.lastname@example.org or online. Kamaaina discounts.
Congregation Sof Ma’arav, 595-3678. Services will be held 8 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday (followed by potluck dessert) at the First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Highway; 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Thursday and Friday. For the full schedule of activities, call or visit www.sofmaarav.org.
Temple Emanu-El Honolulu, 2550 Pali Highway, 595-7521. Shofar Corps of adults and children will be featured in the ancient tradition of blowing ram horns during Rosh Hashana (child care available), 10 a.m. Thursday. A Rosh Hashana children’s service will be held at Magic Island Beach Park at 3 p.m., and Tashlich and potluck at Magic Island, 4 p.m.